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See also: Alt, alt-, atl, ált, and ált.

Translingual

Symbol

alt

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Southern Altai.

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin altus. Doublet of old and alto.

Noun

alt (uncountable)

  1. (music) High pitch, of a voice or instrument; especially, the octave above the top line of the treble stave.
    • 1762, George Colman, The Musical Lady:
      Sop[hy] Moderato! moderato! Madam. Your Ladyship's absolutely in alt. / L[ady] Scr[ape] In alt! Madam? / Sop[hy] Yes, in alt- Give me leave to tell your Ladyship, that you have raised your voice a full octave higher since you came into the room.
    • 1794, Mrs. Bennett (Agnes Maria), Ellen, Countess of Castle Howel: A Novel, volume 1:
      The duet was in alt; one stormed, the other half crying, half scolding, made up in volubility what her aunt possessed in authority, and it was not 'till Lady Meredith had twice raised her mild voice, either party could be silenced.
    • 1857, Anne Manning, Helen and Olga: a Russian tale, page 194:
      And he began, — "Poor insect! born to flutter and to die;" — falling into the second, directly Helen took the first, till he got down to such unreasonable bass that he suddenly gave a shriek in alt that made Olga stop her ears.
  2. (now archaic) A state of excitement, a heightened emotional condition.
    • 1748, Samuel Richardson, The History of Clarissa Harlowe: In a Series of Letters:
      I was, however, glad at my heart, that Mrs. Moore came up so seasonably with notice, that dinner was ready. The fair fugitive was all in alt. She had the game in her own hands; and by giving me so good an excuse for withdrawing, I had time to strengthen myself; the Captain had time to come; and the Lady to cool.
    • c. 1875, Charles James Lever, The Dodd Family Abroad:
      "Not," added she, as her eyes glittered with anger, and she sidled near the door for an exit—" not but, in the estimation of others, you may be quite an Adonis—a young gentleman of wit and fashion —a beau of the first water; I have no doubt Mary Jane thinks so— you old wretch!" This, in alt, and a bang of the door that brought down an oil picture that hung over it, closed the scene.
    • 1891, Douglas William Jerrold, Tales: now first collected, page 113:
      He had no wish to pry or listen; but if people would talk in alt, whilst he moved, like a mole, about his business, family matters would cleave the ear which, however it tried, could not be deaf.
    • 2011, Jo Beverley, “The Marrying Maid”, in Songs of Love and Death: All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love, page 50:
      That lady was in alt at Loxsleigh's high station and had spent the morning making inquiries of her friends, which also allowed her to spread the word about her interesting new acquaintance.

Etymology 2

Abbreviations.

Adjective

alt (not comparable)

  1. Clipping of alternate.
    • 2021, Rhian Jones, Lucy Heyman, Sound Advice: The Ultimate Guide to a Healthy and Successful Career in Music, Shoreditch Press, →ISBN:
      [] Adele, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Frank Ocean, Drake, and Ed Sheeran are among many artists who don't appear to spend a lot of time online (or if they do, it's using alt accounts).
  2. Clipping of alternative, especially as a cultural phenomenon seen as being outside the mainstream of its genre.
    alt medicine
    • 2023 March 5, Miranda Sawyer, “Sleaford Mods: ‘The UK is like a crazy golf course – all we’ve got left are landmarks’”, in The Guardian, →ISSN:
      Fearn is thoughtful and deeply alt (“I’ve always been an oddball”), less demonstrative but more confident.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:alt.
Derived terms

Noun

alt (plural alts)

  1. Clipping of altitude.
  2. (Internet slang, gaming) An alternate or secondary character.
    • 1996, Jonobie D. Baker, “Survey of MUSHers.”, in rec.games.mud.tiny (Usenet):
      Of these alts, how many of them are a gender other than your own?
    • 2000, KaVir, “Code Bases - why release buggy crap?”, in alt.mud (Usenet):
      Yes, I have many alts, and no, none of the others have any unusual capitalisation.
  3. (Internet slang) An alternate account.
    Hyponym: sock puppet
    You've been here four days and you already know about the incident from last year? You're such an obvious alt.
  4. (finance) An alternative investment or alternative fund.
    liquid alts
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From German Alt.

Noun

alt (plural alts)

  1. Synonym of altbier
    • 1999, Brian Glover, The Complete Guide to Beer, Barnes & Noble, →ISBN, page 146:
      Top-fermenting ales are still brewed, notably the alts of Düsseldorf and kölsches of Cologne.
    • 2000, Ray Daniels, Designing Great Beers: The Ultimate Guide to Brewing Classic Beer Styles, Brewers Publications:
      On average, the mash temperatures used in the NHC second-round alts and kölschs were higher, at 153 °F (67 °C) and 151 °F (66 °C) respectively.
    • 2015, Mark Dredge, The Best Beer in the World: One Man’s Globe Search for the Perfect Pint, Dog ‘n’ Bone Books, →ISBN:
      In the last two days I have drunk 10 different beers in each city and feel the Kölsches were within a narrower flavor profile, being relatively similar to each other, whereas Alts had more range of aroma and flavor.
    • 2016, Tim Hampson, The 50 Greatest Beers of the World, Icon Books:
      Ale yeasts are often described as top fermenting, but top cropping would probably be a better description: the yeast ferments at all levels throughout the liquid, but once its work is done it collects at the top of the fermenting vessel (traditionally these vessels would have been open at the top). Family members include bitters, porters, stouts, alts and kölschs.

Anagrams

Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin alter, alterum. Compare Romanian alt.

Adjective

alt m (f alte, m plural alts, f plural alti)

  1. other

Azerbaijani

Pronunciation

Noun

alt (definite accusative altı, plural altlar)

  1. lower part
  2. bottom

Declension

    Declension of alt
singular plural
nominative alt
altlar
definite accusative altı
altları
dative alta
altlara
locative altda
altlarda
ablative altdan
altlardan
definite genitive altın
altların
    Possessive forms of alt
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) altım altlarım
sənin (your) altın altların
onun (his/her/its) altı altları
bizim (our) altımız altlarımız
sizin (your) altınız altlarınız
onların (their) altı or altları altları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) altımı altlarımı
sənin (your) altını altlarını
onun (his/her/its) altını altlarını
bizim (our) altımızı altlarımızı
sizin (your) altınızı altlarınızı
onların (their) altını or altlarını altlarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) altıma altlarıma
sənin (your) altına altlarına
onun (his/her/its) altına altlarına
bizim (our) altımıza altlarımıza
sizin (your) altınıza altlarınıza
onların (their) altına or altlarına altlarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) altımda altlarımda
sənin (your) altında altlarında
onun (his/her/its) altında altlarında
bizim (our) altımızda altlarımızda
sizin (your) altınızda altlarınızda
onların (their) altında or altlarında altlarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) altımdan altlarımdan
sənin (your) altından altlarından
onun (his/her/its) altından altlarından
bizim (our) altımızdan altlarımızdan
sizin (your) altınızdan altlarınızdan
onların (their) altından or altlarından altlarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) altımın altlarımın
sənin (your) altının altlarının
onun (his/her/its) altının altlarının
bizim (our) altımızın altlarımızın
sizin (your) altınızın altlarınızın
onların (their) altının or altlarının altlarının

Derived terms

Adjective

alt (comparative daha alt, superlative ən alt)

  1. lower
    Antonym: üst

Catalan

Etymology

Inherited from Latin altus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

alt (feminine alta, masculine plural alts, feminine plural altes)

  1. high
    Antonym: baix
  2. tall
    Antonym: baix

Derived terms

Further reading

Central Franconian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle High German alt, fromOld High German ald, northern variant of alt. The variation between the stems alt and aal is due to the development -ald--āl-, which occurred only in open syllables.

Pronunciation

Adjective

alt (masculine aale, feminine aal, comparative aaler or ääler or älder, superlative aalste or äälste or ältste)

  1. (most dialects) old
    Von aale Löck ka’ mer noch jet liehre.There’s something to be learnt from old people.
    Dat alt Huus möt mer ens renoviere.That old house should be renovated sometime.

Usage notes

  • The commoner comparation forms were originally aaler, et aalste. Today, those with umlaut are preferred due to influence of German älter, am ältesten.

Cimbrian

Etymology

From Middle High German alt, from Old High German alt, from Proto-West Germanic *ald, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz. Cognate with German alt, Dutch oud, English old, Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌸𐌴𐌹𐍃 (alþeis).

Adjective

alt (comparative éltor, superlative dar éltorste)

  1. (most dialects) old, elderly
    an alta brauan elderly lady
    an altar mannan old man
    an altes baipan elderly wife
    an altes ménlea little old man
    alte lòiteelderly people
    De belt ist alt.The world is old.

Declension

Derived terms

References

  • “alt” in Martalar, Umberto Martello, Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter , Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Crimean Gothic

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *aldaz.

Adjective

alt

  1. old

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

alt m inan

  1. alto

Declension

Danish

Pronoun

alt

  1. neuter singular of al

Daur

Noun

alt

  1. gold

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from German Alt, ultimately from Latin altus. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation

Noun

alt m (plural alten, diminutive altje n)

  1. alto (musical part)
  2. alto (person or instrument)

Noun

alt f (plural alten, diminutive altje n)

  1. a woman singing or playing the alto part

Usage notes

The word alt is feminine when it's used to indicate a woman singing or playing the alto part.

Derived terms

Anagrams

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse allr.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

alt n (masculine allur, feminine øll)

  1. all

Declension

allur a12
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) allur øll alt
Accusative (hvønnfall) allan alla
Dative (hvørjumfall) øllum allari øllum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (als) (allar) (als)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) allir allar øll
Accusative (hvønnfall) allar
Dative (hvørjumfall) øllum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (alla)

Adverb

alt

  1. all

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin altus.

Adjective

alt

  1. high
    Antonym: bas

Noun

alt m (plural alts)

  1. top, summit

German

Etymology

From Middle High German alt, from Old High German alt, from Proto-West Germanic *ald, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz, from Proto-Indo-European *altós, *h₂eltós, from *h₂el- (grow, nourish). Compare Dutch oud, Low German old, West Frisian âld, English old. Doublet of Alt, a loanword from Italian.

Pronunciation

Adjective

alt (strong nominative masculine singular alter, comparative älter, superlative am ältesten)

  1. old
    Wie alt bist du?How old are you?
  2. ancient
  3. elderly (inflected in the comparative)
    ältere Menschenthe elderly

Declension

Antonyms

Derived terms

See also

Further reading

Hungarian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Noun

alt (countable and uncountable, plural altok)

  1. contralto (female singer or voice)
    Coordinate terms: mezzoszoprán, szoprán
  2. alto (vocal section)
    Coordinate terms: szoprán, tenor, basszus

Declension

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative alt altok
accusative altot altokat
dative altnak altoknak
instrumental alttal altokkal
causal-final altért altokért
translative alttá altokká
terminative altig altokig
essive-formal altként altokként
essive-modal
inessive altban altokban
superessive alton altokon
adessive altnál altoknál
illative altba altokba
sublative altra altokra
allative althoz altokhoz
elative altból altokból
delative altról altokról
ablative alttól altoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
alté altoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
altéi altokéi
Possessive forms of alt
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. altom altjaim
2nd person sing. altod altjaid
3rd person sing. altja altjai
1st person plural altunk altjaink
2nd person plural altotok altjaitok
3rd person plural altjuk altjaik

Further reading

  • alt in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • alt in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (‘A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2024)

Ingrian

Spatial inflection of alt
↗︎○ allative alle
adessive al
○↘︎ ablative alt

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *alta. Cognates include Finnish alta.

Pronunciation

Adverb

alt

  1. (of motion) from underneath

Postposition

alt (+ genitive)

  1. (of motion) from under
    • 1936, V. I. Junus, Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 136:
      Kissa tuli aitan alt.
      The cat came from under the storehouse.

Antonyms

References

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 136
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 11
  • Arvo Laanest (1997) Isuri keele Hevaha murde sõnastik, Eesti Keele Instituut, page 19
  • Olga I. Konkova, Nikita A. Dyachkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку, →ISBN, page 14

Irish

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Irish alt (joint, articulation), from Proto-Celtic *ɸaltom (joint), from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to fold). Cognate with Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌻𐌸𐌰𐌽 (falþan, to fold) and Ancient Greek πέπλος (péplos, woven cloth). The sense ‘article’ is a semantic loan from Latin articulus, itself a semantic loan from Ancient Greek ἄρθρον (árthron).

Noun

alt m (genitive singular ailt, nominative plural ailt)

  1. (carpentry) joint; juncture
  2. (anatomy) joint, knuckle
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, volume II (overall work in German), Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 8:
      alt m aurdōǵ ĺūntə.
      [Tá alt m’ordóige leonta.]
      The joint/knuckle of my thumb is sprained.
  3. knot (in wood)
    Synonyms: cranra, dual
  4. hillock
  5. bit (of land, tobacco, etc.)
  6. stumpy person
  7. paragraph; section (of act, etc.)
  8. (grammar, parts of speech, publishing) article; clause
Declension
Derived terms

Verb

alt (present analytic altann, future analytic altfaidh, verbal noun altadh, past participle alta)

  1. (transitive) articulate, joint
Conjugation

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Italian alto.

Noun

alt m (genitive singular ailt, nominative plural ailt)

  1. (music) alto
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 3

Noun

alt f (genitive singular ailte, nominative plural altanna)

  1. Alternative form of ailt (steep-sided glen; ravine)
Declension

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
alt n-alt halt t-alt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

  1. ^ alt”, in Historical Irish Corpus, 1600–1926, Royal Irish Academy
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 76
  3. ^ Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “1 alt (‘joint, articulation’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  4. ^ Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “2 alt, allt (‘height, cliff’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Further reading

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from German halt.

Pronunciation

Interjection

alt

  1. stop!

Khalaj

Perso-Arabic اَلت

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ăl.

Pronunciation

Noun

alt (definite accusative altı, plural altlar)

  1. under, bottom
  2. underside
    Synonyms: asra, ast

Declension

References

  • Doerfer, Gerhard (1980) Wörterbuch des Chaladsch (Dialekt von Charrab) [Khalaj dictionary] (in German), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó

Lombard

Etymology

Akin to Italian alto, from Latin altus.

Adjective

alt

  1. high

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

Adverb

alt

  1. sometimes

Northern Kurdish

Etymology

From Turkish alt (bottom; under).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːltʰ/, /ɑːlt/

Noun

alt ? (Arabic spelling ئالت)

  1. Only used in alt bûn (to be beaten, defeated)
  2. Only used in alt kirin (to beat, defeat, subdue)

References

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2020) “alt’”, in Ferhenga Birûskî: Kurmanji–English Dictionary (Language Series; 1), volume 1, London: Transnational Press, page 7

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Latin altus, via Italian alto; compare with German Alt.

Noun

alt m (definite singular alten, indefinite plural alter, definite plural altene)

  1. (music) alto; contralto

Etymology 2

Determiner

alt

  1. neuter singular of all

Pronoun

alt

  1. everything, all, anything
    alt kan skjeanything can happen

Derived terms

References

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Adverb

alt

  1. already

Etymology 2

From Latin altus, via Italian alto; compare with German Alt.

Noun

alt m (definite singular alten, indefinite plural altar, definite plural altane)

  1. (music) alto; contralto

Etymology 3

Inherited from Old Norse allt. Compare to Swedish allt

Determiner

alt

  1. neuter singular of all

Pronoun

alt

  1. everything, all, anything
    alt kan skjeanything can happen

References

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *aldaz (grown-up), from Proto-Indo-European *altós, *h₂eltós, from *h₂el- (grow, nourish).

Adjective

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alt

  1. old

Inflection


Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: out
    • Dutch: oud, (obsolete) oudt
      • Afrikaans: oud
      • Berbice Creole Dutch: hau
      • Jersey Dutch: āud, āut
      • Negerhollands: oud, ouw, houw, hou
      • Skepi Creole Dutch: ou, oud
      • West Flemish: elde
    • Limburgish: aad

Further reading

  • alt”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German

Alternative forms

  • aldnorthern

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *ald, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz, whence also Old English ald. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *altós, *h₂eltós, from *h₂el- (grow, nourish). Compare Old Frisian and Old Saxon ald, Old English eald, ald and Old Dutch alt.

Pronunciation

Adjective

alt

  1. old
    miti thên altônwith the elders

Descendants

  • Middle High German: alt
    • Alemannic German: altu, oalt, oalt, olt, àltà (Italian Walser)
    • Bavarian:
      Apeltonerisch: old
      Central Bavarian: oid /ɔed̥/
      Cimbrian: alt
      Mòcheno: òlt
      Northern Bavarian: old /ɔːld̥/
      Southern Bavarian: ålt /ɔltʰ/
      Udinese: olt, òlt
    • Central Franconian: alt
      Hunsrik: alt
      Kirchröadsj: aod, auw
      Luxembourgish: al
    • German: alt
    • Rhine Franconian: alt, all
      Frankfurterisch: ,
      Pennsylvania German: alt
    • Vilamovian: aołd
    • Yiddish: אַלט (alt)

References

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Old Irish

Verb

·alt

  1. third-person singular preterite active conjunct of ailid
  2. singular preterite passive conjunct of ailid

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·alt
(pronounced with /h/ in h-prothesis environments)
unchanged ·n-alt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Middle High German and Old High German alt. Compare German alt, Dutch oud, English old.

Adjective

alt (comparative elder, superlative eltscht)

  1. old

Polish

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Internationalism; compare English alto. Possibly borrowed from German Alt or Italian alto. First attested in 1586.

Noun

alt m inan

  1. (music) alto (singing voice range)
    matowy altsmoky alto
    głęboki altdeep alto
    ciepły altwarm alto
    ostry altstriking alto
    niski altlow alto
    śpiewać altemto sing in an alto
  2. (music) alto (instrument within the alto range)
  3. (music, obsolete) portion or section of a song sung in an alto
  4. (hunting, obsolete) middle-pitched voice of a hunting dog (instrument within the alto range)
Declension

Noun

alt m pers

  1. (music) alto (person with an alto voice)
    Synonyms: alcista, altysta
Declension
adjectives
nouns

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English alt, as found on keyboards. First attested in the late 20th century.

Noun

alt m inan

  1. (technology) alt, alt key
    lewy altleft alt key
    prawy altright alt key
    naciskać/nacisnąć/wciskać/wcisnąć altto press the alt key
Declension

Etymology 3

Learned borrowing from Latin altum. First attested in 1652.

Noun

alt m inan

  1. (Middle Polish) enthusiasm, gusto
Declension

References

  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko, Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) “alt”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000) “alt”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Maria Renata Mayenowa, Stanisław Rospond, Witold Taszycki, Stefan Hrabec, Władysław Kuraszkiewicz (2010-2023) “alt”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish]
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Further reading

Romanian

Etymology

Inherited from Vulgar Latin *altru, from Latin alter, alterum, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élteros.

Pronunciation

Determiner

alt m or n (feminine singular altă, masculine plural alți, feminine and neuter plural alte)

  1. other, another

Usage notes

Alt can only be preposited and unarticulated. Instead of an articulated form, celălalt (the other) exists.

Altul (another one) superficially resembles the articulated adjective form, but is actually a self-standing pronoun.

The genitive and dative forms can also be formed like those of a regular adjective, using forms of un: unui alt, unei alte, unor alți, unor alte.

Declension

References

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish alt (joint, articulation), from Proto-Celtic *ɸaltom (joint), from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to fold). Cognate with Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌻𐌸𐌰𐌽 (falþan, to fold) and Ancient Greek πέπλος (péplos, woven cloth).

Noun

alt m (genitive singular uilt, plural altan)

  1. joint
  2. (grammar) article

Derived terms

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Italian alto (canto), high (song).

Noun

alt m (Cyrillic spelling алт)

  1. (music) an alto

Turkish

Etymology

Inherited from Ottoman Turkish آلت (alt).

Pronunciation

Noun

alt (definite accusative altı, plural altlar)

  1. bottom
  2. under

Declension

Inflection
Nominative alt
Definite accusative altı
Singular Plural
Nominative alt altlar
Definite accusative altı altları
Dative alta altlara
Locative altta altlarda
Ablative alttan altlardan
Genitive altın altların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular altım altlarım
2nd singular altın altların
3rd singular altı altları
1st plural altımız altlarımız
2nd plural altınız altlarınız
3rd plural altları altları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular altımı altlarımı
2nd singular altını altlarını
3rd singular altını altlarını
1st plural altımızı altlarımızı
2nd plural altınızı altlarınızı
3rd plural altlarını altlarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular altıma altlarıma
2nd singular altına altlarına
3rd singular altına altlarına
1st plural altımıza altlarımıza
2nd plural altınıza altlarınıza
3rd plural altlarına altlarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular altımda altlarımda
2nd singular altında altlarında
3rd singular altında altlarında
1st plural altımızda altlarımızda
2nd plural altınızda altlarınızda
3rd plural altlarında altlarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular altımdan altlarımdan
2nd singular altından altlarından
3rd singular altından altlarından
1st plural altımızdan altlarımızdan
2nd plural altınızdan altlarınızdan
3rd plural altlarından altlarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular altımın altlarımın
2nd singular altının altlarının
3rd singular altının altlarının
1st plural altımızın altlarımızın
2nd plural altınızın altlarınızın
3rd plural altlarının altlarının

Antonyms

Derived terms

Zipser German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle High German and Old High German alt.

Adjective

alt

  1. old